Tai Chi Course


SCHEDULE: Thursdays from January 11 - February 29, 2024, Wednesday March 6 & 13, 2024

TIME: Thursdays & Wednesdays from 6:00PM - 10:00PM


DELIVERY: In Person or Online

COST: $393.75


An internal Chinese martial art and form of stylized, meditative exercise, characterized by methodically slow circular and stretching movements and positions of bodily balance.

To register, or to ask to audit some classes for FREE, email info@aim-academy.ca

NOTE: This course is also offered as part of the Acupuncture Therapy Program


Jesse Lown (R.TCMP, R.Ac)

For over 20 years Jesse has diligently practiced traditional medicine, QiGong, Daoist philosophy, and martial arts. He is an official 20th generation TaiJi lineage holder. For the past 12 years, he has specialized in the field of neuro-rehabilitation, where he has become a clinical leader in integrated approaches to therapy, in particular regarding movement disorders. Both his treatments and teachings are informed by an understanding of traditional and modern perspectives.

Jill Heath

Jill Heath has been studying the internal arts since 1990, has taught Taiji and Qigong since 1995, in class and seminar formats, and has been both a judge and a competitor.

She has been certified (in chronological order) as an Associate Healing Tao instructor (Mantak Chia), Tai Chi for Arthritis instructor (Dr. Paul Lam), Senior Level instructor (Canadian Taijiquan Federation), 5-Section Taijiquan (Masich Internal Arts Method), a 4th generation member of the Wu Yu Jie He family system (Chinese Medicine and Chinese Martial Arts combined teaching system; Sifu Helen Wu).

She made her competition debut in 1999, with a personal best in 2001 of three gold and three bronze medals at a single tournament for form, weapons, and push hands (Third International Chinese Martial Arts Championships, St. Petersburg FL USA). In April 2008, at the National Canadian Kung Fu Fellowship tournament, she received three gold and two bronze medals in five events (form, weapons, moving and fixed step push hands, shuijiao).

She was a judge, grading students of Masich Internal Arts Method 5-Section Full Curriculum 6-Week Intensive (Milton ON Canada, May and October 2015, including Teacher’s Training).

She is a Past President and Director of the Canadian Taijiquan Federation, a contributing author and past editor for the CTF’s publication, TongRen. She has also been on the Advisory Board for the Taijiquan Enthusiasts’ Organization, HPL Institute (Health & Prosperity Through Leadership, 501c3; USA), and on the Education Committee of the National Qigong Association (USA).